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This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.

The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2012-2013 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A35220

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
or ELC-131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4 3 0 5
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-114 Basic Wiring II 2 6 0 4
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
ELC-121 Electrical Estimating 1 2 0 2
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
Elective - - - 2
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
Elective 3 0 0 3
Total: 13
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
ELC-128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 2 3 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Elective - - - 2
Total: 14
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ALT-220 Photovoltaic System Technology 2 3 0 3
ELC-228 Programmable Logic Controllers Applications 2 6 0 4
ELN-131 Semiconductor Applications 3 3 0 4
ELN-133 Digital Electronics 3 3 0 4
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 73

Electives: Choose 7 hours from the following courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ALT-120 Renewable Energy Technologies 2 2 0 3
COE-111 Co-Op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
COE-112 Co-Op Work Experience I 0 0 20 2
ELC-132 Electrical Drawings 1 3 0 2
ELC-215 Electrical Maintenance 2 3 0 3
ELC-229 Applications Project 1 3 0 2
ELC-231 Electric Power Systems 3 2 0 4
ELC-233 Energy Management 2 2 0 3
ISC-112 Industrial Safety 2 0 0 2
Mathematics: Choose 3 hours from the following courses
MAT-101* Applied Mathematics I 2 2 0 3
MAT-115 Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 0 3
MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3

* For Diploma Only

Certificate in Electrical/Electronics Technology C35220

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 15

Certificate in Electrical/Electronics Technology - Solar Photovoltaics C35220SP

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ALT-220 Photovoltaic System Technology 2 3 0 3
Total: 3

Total Credit Hours: 18

Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Technology D35220

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
ELC-119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
ELC-125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
or ELC-131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4 3 0 5
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-114 Basic Wiring II 2 6 0 4
ELC-117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
ELC-121 Electrical Estimating 1 2 0 2
ELC-229 Applications Project 1 3 0 2
Total: 12
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
ELC-215 Electrical Maintenance 2 3 0 3
English 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 40